Trade finance exposures would move to standardised approach
Proposed new methodology behind benchmark constitutes a "fundamental" change, ACT argues
Corporates willing to write off sunk costs in move to single-sided regime
Seven firms say deposit business is being complicated by LCR and leverage rules
Despite hard-won exemptions, corporates should consider the pros and cons of clearing, according to panellists at an ACT event - but treasurers remain unconvinced
Corporate treasurers complain about the unintended consequences of the proposed financial transaction tax, as well as clearing rules for OTC derivatives
Attendees at ACT conference raise concerns about increased lending costs after Bank of England’s Tucker argues for powers to raise sectoral capital levels
Corporate treasurers call for a broad clearing exemption within European rules – and say they might stop using derivatives without it
Basel III and Emir could push companies out of Europe, predicts ACT deputy policy director
Long-awaited derivatives proposals focus on standards for central counterparties that clear OTC derivatives.
Regulatory attempts to reduce systemic risk within the financial sector should not extend to non-financial sector companies, according to the London-based Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT).
The number of pension schemes using derivatives to hedge their inflation and interest-rate risks in connection with liability-driven investment strategies has trebled over the last year, according to a survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting (MHRC)…
Corporate hedgers claim a victory, but details on clearing eligibility and thresholds to be tackled by new authority.